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1-Day Baptism Site, Madaba, Mount Nebo and Dead Sea Tour from Amman

Tour code: 235-1684
From USD $231
  • Available: Mon;Tue;Wed;Thu;Fri;Sat;Sun
  • Depart from: Amman, Jordan
  • Language: English

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Guided tour of Bethany and Beyond at the River Jordan Visit the Mosaic City of Madaba, Mt.Nebo, Byzantine Church. Lunch and Swim at Dead Sea. Inclusion: Pick up from Amman, Dead Sea or Madaba and Entrance fees, Lunch, Site guides, transportation with English speaking driver.

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  • Please bring comfortable walking shoes, hat and passports, swimming is not mandatory.

Tour Itinerary

  • Day 1
    Baptism Site-Madaba-Mount Nebo-Dead Sea (69 km)
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Day 1 Baptism Site-Madaba-Mount Nebo-Dead Sea (69 km)

The first stop of our tour will be the Baptism Site, where John the Baptist christened Jesus. The site is believed to be located on the east bank of the Jordan River, in the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan, and is being systematically surveyed, excavated, restored, and prepared to receive pilgrims and visitors.

From there we will travel to Madaba, JO, best known for its spectacular Byzantine and Umayyad mosaics. It is home to the famous 6th century "Mosaic Map" of Jerusalem and the Holy Land. With two million pieces of vividly colored local stone, it depicts hills and valleys, villages and towns as far as the Nile Delta.

Also within the area is Mount Nebo, one of the most revered holy sites of Jordan and the place where Moses is believed to have been buried. A small Byzantine church was built there by early Christians, which has been expanded into a vast complex.

From Mt Nebo we will drive to the Dead Sea for lunch. Guests may spend time swimming or floating in its warm salty waters. We will leave after sunset.





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